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to the board as a committee report. it's an ordinance to amend the environment code to restrict the sale or distribution on city property of drinking water and plastic bottles of 21 ounces or less, set city policy to increase the availability of drinking water in public areas and buy the use of city funds to purchase bottled water and making requisite findings. >> president chiu. >> thank you, mr. chair. colleagues, i very much want to thank you for your consideration of this item as well as members of the community that have worked with my office for the better parts of nine months to move this forward. we all know with climate change and the importance of combating climate change that san francisco, we've been leading the way in fighting for our environment and this is why i ask you to support this legislation, to reduce and discourage the use of single use single serving plastic water bottles in san francisco. the ordinance we have in front of us really does three things. it helps to restrict the sale or distribution of bottled water on city property. it sets city policy to increase t
groundbreaking research to fight disease, protect the environment and develop new technology. it enhances the administration's management efforts to deliver a government that is more efficient and supportive of economic growth. and it will expand opportunity for all-americans. it doubles the maximum value of the earned income tax credit to encourage people to enter the workforce. and makes high quality preschool available to every four year old. and drive workforce training. it will focus on the primary drivers of long term debt and deficits. it builds on the forms of the affordable care act and continues to slow health care cost growth while improving the quality. it will curb tax breaks that benefit the wealthiest. it calls for pro-growth immigration reform. the deficit has been cut in half under the president's leadership. by paying for the new investments and tackling the true challenges, the budget continues with progress reducing deficits as a share of gdp to 1.6% by 2024. with regard to the issues of stabilizing our debt to gdp ratio that is in 2015 and we start a declining path. t
public health and our environment don't think that so come in down and see how >> hi today we have a special edition of building san francisco, stay safe, what we are going to be talking about san francisco's earth quakes, what you can do before an earthquake in your home, to be ready and after an earthquake to make sure that you are comfortable staying at home, while the city recovers. ♪ >> the next episode of stay safe, we have alicia johnson from san francisco's department of emergency management. hi, alicia thanks to coming >> it is a pleasure to be here with you. >> i wonder if you could tell us what you think people can do to get ready for what we know is a coming earthquake in san francisco. >> well, one of the most things that people can do is to make sure that you have a plan to communicate with people who live both in and out of state. having an out of state contact, to call, text or post on your social network is really important and being able to know how you are going to communicate with your friends, and family who live near you, where you might meet them if your ho
in this environment? >> yes. >> these black-and-white lemurs like their food so much so that -- i will admit it made me a bit uncomfortable to say the least. thankfully, the giant galapagos tortoises don't get as excited about mealtime. in fact, they can live months without food. this one is 30 years old. >> 30 may be the new 18 because she will live to be 200. branson has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on animal conservation. in addition to torres and lemurs, a shelter some rare birds. >> this one here was born blind and they are hand feeding him. he's doing very well. >> i see one right there. >> the scarlet ibis was once native to this area of the caribbean. by the time richard moved here, there wasn't a single one left. >> i figure because they were so beautiful, they were killed for their feathers and disappeared. >> but richard branson has big plans for them. >> once we have enough here, they will start moving out to other islands and hopefully the british virgin islands it will have scarlet ibis and flamingos in all the ponds. >> but if i were an animal here, i would never leave. >> d
the next few quarters, driving profitability as well. number three, the environment as a whole, it seems that investors continue to discount the upside and are very cautious. we will not see returns like 2013, but we are still bullish as a whole. >> in the last conference call we kept hearing about companies guiding downwards. so much m&a. how do you account for that? >> that is a concern, not everything is rosy and perfect, but there are concerns out there and you have seen an environment over the last few years where every quarter they learn a is part of thech regulatory environment that we are in. they overpromise and underdeliver and could potentially be on the hook for money. it down. which is not to say that you should ignore these things. you want to look at it. but you need to do your homework and look at what is happening in terms of corporate earnings. generally speaking, and our view, if the company continues to take market share away from competitors in in industry that continues to grow, they must reflect in the numbers at some point. maybe not this quarter or the next quart
environment. that wasn't what we were asking for. we were asking for a site selection -- for a site selection city-wide to be completed. that's going to need to be done if we're going to be able to do a proper program. so, let's, as we roll this rfp process forward, let's make sure that we're pushing the envelope on getting something big enough that will get us 50% clean energy ~. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >>> hi, i will start where mr. brooks left off, which is 50% clean energy, 50% of our energy load within 10 years. that was what was originally envisioned in the work that has been done and we believe that that is demonstrably possible. i would like to also echo lafco's staff, thanks to lafco's staff for working with us. it was definitely a collaborative process and track changes is never fun. i would like to -- i'll also mention that we did send both commissioners and staff some recommendations for folks that we think would be great experts for the review panel. and that did include both commissioner and staff from the sfpuc. ultimately, having been to many of these puc meetings
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. that is fundamental to our strategy. to thrive in a heterogeneous environment. >> there have been successful tech ipos recently. the environment seems good. why not take advantage? >> it is more than about the short-term money. it is about building something great to last. we look at our customers -- we have 95,000 customers large and small. we are putting 40,000 unique users on a day. this is what we're focused on. the thing that is really whipping the wind for us is the tremendous return on investment that our customers are getting. john henshaw will be speaking at our momentum conference. he is with hp. on the average, they save $30 per document and have reduce turnaround time by 21 days. >> it sounds like what you're hinting at is that when you are at a public of any is that there is a pressure to focus on the quarter and that you are focusing on the ground game, not the long ball. is that what happens at public companies? >> it allows our entire leadership team to focus on our customers and on our partners as opposed to when you are a public company and you are focused on quarter after quarter af
expanding. the markets are going to find the environment stuff. what is the concern china or deflation? >> i don't think there will be deflation and i think we will see a long time of low growth. i don't think inflation will be a problem. of alarm also it's bells and i like to put the word demand in front of deflation. and thatalling wages means following command and a negative spiral. it is not just falling prices. is lots of sectors. you see groups and things like that. falling realu have wages that that is the problem. the cycle that japan went through and if you do not touch it at the right time, it is difficult to turn around. are we in a scenario like that? deflation and the specter of it hanging over us unless handled correctly. >> one of the characteristics of japan that contributed to the slow growth was a rapidly-aging population and people having a lower propensity to consume. that changed the balance of growth in the economy. there are european economies that have rapidly aging populations and it appears to be a social issue and an issue that has a profound economic impact and lo
that they are going to be around tourism and the environment. brown infrastructure. brown opportunities to invest in the direction to bring tourists both ways through the border. a ceremony held in mexico city's towel many cattle angel my hero award the concept is that the capture was distinguished guests medallion on the key to the sixty five has signed agreements to imprint sites or services to the estimate to fall eight million mexican migrants covers all a bit lopsided release. instead kept its icy hold on much of the mountain states on monday with snow forming an attempt to struggling schools and offices closed. to make a subset of the harsh winter threatened as much as ten inches of snow by the end of the day in washington baltimore and elsewhere in the meat atlantic region school systems in baltimore washington in many suburban areas but close as roll smithsonian museums. except for the national and space museum. more than two thousand one hundred flights in the notice states the council on monday according to the gym and prayers. as chancellor unto them will visit israel relations between
of the funding that's available through our department of environment. the department of environment has a contract with pg&e to spend some of those energy efficiency dollars. they are part of the every three-year reassessment and reengagement with pg&e on those programs in doing research on the balance of the fund available, we are aware once you are cca, you can access those funds. you don't have to be -- you don't have to have cca customer to access though funds. but it did you the california administratored at the sfpuc do expect you to operate a community aretion ~ aggregate [speaker not understood]. i'd be happy to provide for you a copy of the memo that goes into more detail about these options because we did explore them, but we don't believe that we can pursue them at this time given the status of our cleanpowersf program. >> and wonder if there is a counter opinion to that, whether we can actually pursue them. we don't have customers, but we do have a framework for, you know, program. mr. freed? >> jason freed, lafco staff. i will not disagree with what ms. hale said. the one d
on there. it's a different environment than it was in 2005 or 2006. i would hesitate to say it's over. i think you have to be careful about that. >> whenever i'm in new york, i hear about silicon alley. you hear about, this is the new silicon valley in texas. why is silicon valley continuing to draw the best and brightest? >> is a network effect. if you look at five companies come $5 billion in tech from silicon valley, and you name five in new york, it's hard to find although new york is doing well. it's a network effect. if you're a world-class engineer , where should you go? the overwhelming answer is result,valley, and as a all of the best executives are in silicon valley, or all the ones who know how to scale companies are in silicon valley. there's a predominant amount of money in silicon valley and so forth and the culture itself is very conducive to building companies. all those things combined to make silicon valley a very strong network. it's kind of like hollywood. digital cameras, how hard is it to make a movie? you can make a movie in idaho. but even getting the best key gri
that is part of our environment, utilizing that in a way that generates an electricity and does it in a benign way, is a very strong cornerstone advanced by the president in this effort. also the $4. 2 billion he brings forth to provide for innovation and create new outcomes for energy purposes, not only with efficiency and generation but the transmission of that energy supply and looking at efforts to expand and make permanent the production tax credits that are so important for renewable energy in this country. so those are two good, very valuable investments. let me then just highlight a few others that i believe will be a progress i outcome if we are to accept this notion here in congress. one would be to address the clean energy research program and the president does that with a major down payment for clean energy research, he also addresses the advanced research project agency in the energy capacity, acronymed out at arpa-e. it commits a very laser sharp focus on research as it relates to innovation in the energy sector. will all those outcomes be successful? perhaps not. in fact, the c
bad for the environment. it takes a plastic water bottle about a thousand years to biodegrade. >> plastic bottled water. >>> better give yourself extra time and be prepared to face a little extra security at the shark tank. starting tonight fans will have to pass through metal detectors. in certain cases you might get a pat down. only small purses and bags will be allowed inside. the sharks take on the carolina hurricanes. the first game since the olympic break. >>> we highlight the people making a positive difference in our communities. often those people had to make major career changes to make it. >> that isn't the case for man at the center of tonight's story. garvin thomas is here to tell us more. >> he has an impressive list of high end bay area restaurants on his resume. his latest stop is place many of us hope to never have to eat it. why he made that change and what it means for others is tonight's bay area proud. >> reporter: at oakland society of st. vincent, the dining hall doors open at 10:45. before the lumpl rush is over some 800 is needed will fo longer be amon
and blind development. we must strengthen the economic environment and resolve to take forceful measures to complete this challenging task. >> now, we heard the announcements from before and there are many people who are worried about whether or not the government at the end of the day is really going to be willing to sacrifice growth in order to try to push through some of these reforms and address some of on these issues, not only on pollution, but also on debt. in terms of pollution, people are saying that if you really want to shut down a lot of these factory webs you could end up with a lot of workers who don't have any place to go. that is one of the main concerns that could actually leave some questions in people's minds as to whether or not the government will be able to push ahead and make these changes, julia. >> thank you. and if i also noticed a 12.5% rise in their defense budget, too. we've seen expressions of concern before the japanese, which is perhaps surprising. is that a waste of money? what's the feedback been on that rise? i know it's something they seem to do everyt
we've been given a road map and fund our san francisco environment commission system in a responsible and 0 sustainable way we have to tackle our long-term transportation changes so in november working with the board of supervisors i'll support the transportation 2014 recommendation. bring to the voter a 5 hundred million general going transportation bond and a measure to increase the local vehicle fee. now i recognize that asking voters to pay more for their vehicle fee maybe an uphill battle since the cotton is so high but the cost of ignoring munis problems and falling further behind and a jamming more people into an overcrowded streetcar situation. while we're at it if we're going to take into consideration comprehensive approaches to funding muni let's tear off the band aid that made our resident lived a little bit more frustratingly i'm talking about the meters. folks it generated several million dollars last year almost half of it from parking ticketed no one likes it not me so with the more is substantial approach to funding our transportation system we can give our meters and
environment. that they're working on a report about the cia's detention and interrogation programs. >> the long beach plus telegram says former secretary of state hillary clinton is comparing russia's actions in ukraine to nazi germany. -- places like czechoslovakia and romania and other places. hitler kept saying they're not being treated right. i must go and protect my people, and that's what's gotten everybody so nervous. reporter karen robes meeks at the event, confirmed the quote. says >> the ceo of general motors is launching an internal review ataunching issue how they delayed reporting a defective switch. the cars involved in the recall are from 2007 before. >>> and the candidates facing off to be the next governor of d the "sta texas. h the lone star state held the first statewide primary tuesday. republicans chose greg abbott to succeed rick perry. wendy davis coasted to the democratic nomination. >>> it's 7:19.7:19 ahead, the $100 million bet to legalize gambling and what it hat may mean for the mob. first, time to check your local weather. >> announcer:
in the environment and in the clean indoor air is harmful. research is emerging and we're seeing the youth uptake where we see mixed results in terms of whether or not it helps people quit and it's not a harmless vapor. thanks >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm with the youth leadership institute we work with youth people throughout the city and e cigarettes came up as one of the issues that our youth cares about in the bayview and tenderloin etc. a few status tobacco companies actually control the vast majority of the e cigarette market. last year the city was vabld as a $2 billion industry and is growing. another fact there is a lot of marketing dollars into their product $201,220,800,000 and it's gone up draefk. the largest is owned by laura ladder and in he remembers of youth uptake there's been a doubling in the number of users in the last two years in 20114.6 tyrannies were using and it is definitely being market toward children and youth. i'm going to show you some adds. so like this is an ad that says it tastes and smokes better than a real cigarette. here's another one i've got bad ha
. feedback from the music environment was overwhelming. >> thank you. next speaker please. i'm marcus i'm with the first maintenance company i want to thank america's cup for the great opportunity they gave us. america's cup were a family owned business and my father started the business 50
. >> the reality of reduced resources and a challenging and changing strategic environment requires us to prioritize and make difficult choices. some of those choices we must make now. >> reporter: despite the many problems and the cost overruns the military has no plans to scrap the f-35. it argues current fighter jets are obsolete, and china and russia are developing fighters that can outfly the jet. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >>> coming up on al jazeera america, it has been almost a year now since pope francis has become pontiff. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. here are your headlines at this hour. secretary of state john kerry is in paris trying to diffuse the crisis in ukraine. he'll hold face-to-face talks with sergei lavrov. lavrov claiming there are no russian troops on the ground in crimea. >>> the black sea fleet is blocking all traffic in the crimean area. >>> the west virginia state house will vote on a water protection bill to try to prevent another chemical spill like the one that can tom nated the water in january. if passed it will
of reduced resources and a challenging and changing strategic environment requires us to prioritize and make difficult choices. some of those choices we must make now. >> reporter: despite the many problems and the cost overruns, the military has no plans to scrap the f-35. it argues current fighter jets are on sol bleat, and china and russia are developing fighters that will out fly and outgun the american fleet. rosiland jordan, al jazeera, washington. >>> and we are following breaking news coming out of ukraine right now. we're going to go to nick schifrin who is there. there is a developing situation outside of a cafe that involves a un enjoy. nick what are you seeing and hearing? >> reporter: well, what we saw for upwards of an hour is robert [ inaudible ] who is the special representative for the secretary general who has been here trying to figure out a way out of this crisis, he was meeting with some journalists in a cafe, and that's when a group of pro-russian militia members effectively blockaded him inside the cafe. journalists heard about it and rushed to the scene, and that's wh
the environment one of the things was going through a comprehensive eir. this was basically to get an approval within a year was a heavy thing we came up with a document the most studied >> mitigated waterfront in the history. the eir itself one an award from the national association of vierldz. it spun off a lot of things transportation was a key thing and they signed up for a sustainabili sustainability effort. and there were a lot of legacy partnerships that live on from the event. we started off with the installation of partner at the short-sighted power it will provide air benefits for years to come you add in the grass friendly in mission bay. the port prohibits water bottles at its events on the city properties. those showed the wisdom putting the pro tem and bringing in partners that wouldn't have been focused to make this greener >> on the eir if we were to do another event we'd have to have another eir. >> i don't think so we'll be able to do lower level of review. as you'll see the first item on this slide consolidating this it is well within the mitigation that have been set for
figures from non-labor and police labor also. feedback from the music environment was overwhelming. >> thank you. next speaker please. i'm marcus i'm with the first maintenance company i want to thank america's cup for the great opportunity they gave us. america's cup were a family owned business and my father started the business 50 years ago. america's cup gave us the opportunity to provide generational maintenance. they also what was so great they allowed us to start working with other partners of the venues that led to jobs and opportunity for other. we had i want to say we used mission hiring hall. we used the good will and a number of job training programs we had about one hundred people we hired from the city of san francisco. at any time we were running 45 to 50 people. america's cup went to bat for our company with our partners when our partners said we don't know much about first maintenance company america's cup said give them the opportunity. from that work we started working well, nation and when we were able to expand outside of that we got a job at knob hill and hir
of environment where i manage the commuter transportation programs and outreach services. my interest and experiences also is not only limited to transportation. i understand the factors that contribute to making a complete functioning and vibrant neighborhood for residents and visitors including access to basic services, amenities to parks and schools. on a personal level, i grew up in san francisco and lived in the area for years. i also work in the planning area and understand the multi- modal areas and in the current and future developments that open over the course of the year. to conclude i'm interested to contribute to the market octavia community and in a way that is sustainable and cohesive and long-term impact. >>supervisor norman yee: any questions? >>supervisor katy tang: no questions but a comment that i appreciate your contribution. i think you bring to the table a really great integration with your personal and professional life. i think you would be a great continuing addition to cac. >>supervisor norman yee: there is three other seats. which includes kenneth wingard a
not provide a safe environment and the sheriff's deputies did not handle their jobs very well. >> when the doctor tells you all the risks of the surgery including you could die when you go in, they don't give you a paper to sign and tell you there's a risk here you may be lost. >> the only thing that lynne spalding's family and friends have seen out of this tragedy is the reassignment of a couple of sheriff's deputies. well, lynne spalding can't be reassigned her life and her children can't be reassigned her mother. >> reporter: she was found dead in a hospital stairwell after being missing for two weeks. the sheriff's department was in charge of searching for her. the city of san francisco has 45 days to reject the claim. if they don't, that's when spalding's family can file a lawsuit. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu visiting the bay area meeting with governor jerry brown and silicon valley officials. kpix 5's mark kelly reports. >> reporter: things are still getting under way there. things started a little later here than expected. it was planned
and environment program. jacob, is there much in the way of economic leverage at the u.s. holds in russia? >> cared to the e.u. in my opinion no. you like in europe, for instance, you could move to targeted freezes because a lot of russian least similar to what the former ukraine cocaine leadership had in europe, they had money inside the e.u. and that could be frozen. they don't have as far as i know much money in the u.s. so no, there isn't much. >> how is russia enmeshed in the economy of e.u. and europe more broadly? >> indeed, but the point is that the current situation isn't purely economic. when speaking just about the economy, western countries, european countries are interested in keeping close ties to russia in importing russian gas and exporting technology and investing into huge russian potential. but at the moment since last week we have geopolitical military situation and it prevails on economic. that is why european leaders change their minds and their statement become more and more strict, and more and more firm against russian invasion into ukraine. >> certainly as valeri
that has confidently mastered its difficult environment. the sea shaped dutch society. but 80 bitter years of a cruel and bloody war for independence from their spanish rulers created a dutch nation. in the middle of the 17th century, seven provinces of the netherlands won their struggle for independence and established the predominantly protestant dutch republic. [bells ringing] in a europe dominated by absolutist and catholic monarchies-- spain, france, austria-- the republic was an island of relative freedom. the town hall of the dutch city of amsterdam, built in the 17th century, tells us something about the ideals of the dutch republic. it has none of the qualities of absolutist architecture. here no grand colonnade leads the world into a central focus as at saint peter's, rome. no succession of rooms and corridors and staircases takes us to the monarch's bedroom as at louis xiv's palace at versailles. here you have seven simple, unpretentious doorways. the architecture of the new town hall, then, is an embodiment of the netherlands' independent political aspirations, an expression of
environment rich with new vocabulary. >> we use big words in here all the time because we are constantly communicating with them about their day. >> for parents, the cost of sending her here is well worth it. >> we wanted to take money that we might've spent on other things and invested in their education. it is not just education, but it is the sense of socialization, and i think it ultimately gets these kids ahead at a young age. >> that on the other side of town, a world apart, they are doing the dishes together. she has seen a change for the better in her daughter, who has started chatting more. >> before i did not give her the chance to express herself. i would be doing most of the talking. now, i give her a chance to express herself, so she does not get frustrated and angry. >> it has already helped some in their daily lives. i can loves her books, tell you, and hopefully that will help her chances. that brings us to a close, but you can continue watching us on our 24-hour news channel. thanks for watching. >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation,
cooperation on the economy, security, defense, and the environment, but those ties are now being tested. well let's get more now from abdul, he is a professor of political science at the uae university, and joins us via skype from dubai. thank you for being with us. this does seem like a very public move in a very conservative region. is there any significant importance to the timing of this decision to withdraw the envoys? >> yeah, this is definitely more than brotherly quarrel here. this is serious. we have not seen anything like this in the 33 years of the gcc, and this time around, you know, we were all surprised that three of the gcc's states decided to pull their ambassador. although it was very clear that they were annoyed towards qatar, very angry -- >> what is behind the anger. what is behind this avowance and anger? >> -- very serious move. >> sorry, you probably didn't hear my question. if you could explain what is behind this anger and annoyance towards qatar? i believe we may have just lost our guest there. abdul. unfortunately we will try, though to get him back on skype though.
environment to work in. we should point out, these three individuals, these al jazeera journalists are among thousands of protesters, activists and other journalists who are facing a similar ordeal many say it's trials like this and other detentions that are a troubling sign that egypt is going back to a repressive, authoritative state instead of going towards fulfilling the promises of the 2011 revolution. >> syrian government forces are waging a campaign of siege warfare and starvation against civilians as part of the military campaign against rebel fighters. >> that's among the findings of a u.n.-mandated independent report which has just been released. the investigation, catalogue of the suffering 250,000 people who are besieged across syria, government forces were accused of denying basic aid in order to force people to choose between surrender and stashation. war crimes have been committed by opposition groups. more from geneva >> reporter: this is that report. 7th report of the independent international commission on inquiry on syria since that commission was set up by the u.n. in 201
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in that environment was not correcting the problem. it was enhancing the problem. >> reporter: they hemmed to write georgia's juvenile laws. they say they're better off being rehabilitated in their home where rather than being influenced by older hardened offenders. >> what we found out a lot of these children coming into the system were not really bad children. they were doing dumb things. so we wanted to find a better way of treating them under the local level. >> reporter: georgia is following states like texas and louisiana by diverting juveniles to community-based programs. >> runaway or possession of alcohol, rather than having those children detained, is there there are interventions that will happen between the youth and specific state agencies to get to the underlying cause. >> reporter: a new commission is in charge of making sure that the programs are consistent and effective scenario across the s. the state also believes they will save a lot of money in this change. the community based programs the governor said will cut the costs to $3,000 a year. the laws will prevents judges from acc
environment requires us to requirementize and make difficult choices. some we must make now. >> despite the problems and the cost overruns, the military has no plans to scrap the f35. russia and china are developing fighters that will outgun and outfly the u.s. fleet. the question is whether the pentagon can make good on the promise of a jet that can tackle all threats in all conditions. >> the budget proposal calls for retiring the u2 spy plan for one controlled remotely. >> a pregnant woman apparently drove into the water, driving a minnie van with her three children, ages 10, 9 and 3. life guards and other beach goers rushed in. they pulled all for to safety before the van was submerged by the waves. one of the children told rescue areas, "mummy is trying to kill us, please help." the mother was incoherent, uncooperative. she is undergoing psychiatric evaluation, the children have been placed in protective custody. >> tex joons have gone to the polls. greg abbott peat out eight other candidates, facing off against wendy davis. she is the first female nom ni since ann richards in 1994
to run my state the bay i want to. let me make the environment such that i can promote jobs in my own state. i don't need the federal government doing this for me. >> but i think you need to look at the entire tax code. do you realize -- >> but you shouldn't be paying 15% when people making less than you are paying a higher rate. >> but if i -- >> that nibt be the case for you. you pit it in harm's way, you're investing it? >> that's another way to say it. >> depending on what you're doing could be putting it in harm's way to lose it. >> put in bitcoins. >> but when you're putting other people's money in harm's way, this goes back to what we talked about before, as the private equity manager, why is that -- why is that the not a commission oriented business? >> when you see somebody make $500 million of which a large portion of it is in carried pictures. that's what private equity is. i redeploy it all the time. i'm constantly buying new deals. why would you want me to stop doing that? >> it's not a matter of punishing you. it's a matter of giving you special status. and i'm not argui
being the low interest-rate environment. qwest also, companies are doing well. our corporate clients are doing nicely. >> are they willing to spend? you are an advertising guy. spends expected to grow by three or four percent. i think the uncertainty about the fiscal policy is --sing corporations >> what would give you more confidence that you know exactly what to expect about taxation policy and health care reform, etc.. there is no indication about what the final outcome would be. 70% of the business are outside of america. they are in china and russia and brazil. those markets are growing. each one differently, but china, i read yesterday, seven or eight percent growth in the economy. not nine or 10% of where it was. i do not see anything on the horizon. there is nothing on the horizon that gives you consternation and says the fundamentals of the --nomy >> the fed has been it's a much money. qwest we produced a surplus. you noticed the fiscal reform has been so uncertain. as a result, they cut expenses. the canadian mindset is you have to have a bounce budget. qwest we have john k
but the market generally speaking is going up. scott, in that kind of environment are there any companies you see with lowhave wages out there? >> yeah, i think consumer, that is a good point, consumers are spending more of their money on heating their homes right now. i think there is a lot of pent-up demand we'll see later on. look at general motors, very inexpensive company. they're doing all the ride things. average age of a car in this country is 11 years old. of put 15,000 miles a year on car, do the math. a lot of miles on them. you have a long replacement cycle ahead. i think you have also companies have stumbled. coach is a good example. had a fashion mistake. had some competitors come in but with very valuable brand and reasonably prices. i think the companies do well once people realize the consumer not in as bad of a shape as some fear. david: kim, you like boeing. i have to push back a bit on boeing. >> sure. david: they make big airliners and sell airlines to emerging market countries and those countries have not been doing so well lately, have they? >> no they haven't but we're loo
when you go to that event? >> it is always been a learning environment that i think the biggest part about it is meeting the people. 35,000 people who are early adopters. they are entrepreneurs and converge in this little funny place that is called austin, texas. it has become the place to meet people. >> one of the companies you will be looking for is atlas. this is about wearable technology? >> it is a big part of what is going on now. it is the buzz everywhere. everybody is talking about wearables. atlas is a great company because it really fits into the health category where we are trying to measure all of these things going on in our bodies and become more fit. >> so you take all this information about your exercise program and then you create graphs and you can track your progress, right? you can measure it against your friends and relatives. >> really get into better shape. it is amazing how this company has such an amazing run and raised $500,000 already. >> 23 and me. this is a different kind of investigation into health. tell us about it. >> they do dna testing. you mail it
environment? all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, march 4th. >>> good evening, everyone. russia retreats and wall street gets a massive relief rally. investors bought up stocks after russian president putin pulled troops back from the border of ukraine, allaying worries about an imminent military showdown. the major averages surged 1.5% or more, posting their biggest gains so far this year. even setting a new record close for the s&p 500. now those sky-high gains wiped out all of yesterday's losses and even russia's stock market which lost 12% on monday rose more than 6% today. here's a look at the closing numbers. 9 dow soared 227 points, the nasdaq ended at a fresh 14-year high adding almost 75 points and the s & p jumped 28 points to 1873. that's a record high. over the commodities markets, what was up yesterday was down today. oil prices fell $1.59 a barrel to $103. and gold lost $12 an ounce to 1,337. >>> susie, even as russian president vladimir putin said today his country has no intention of fighting the ukranian people. international support for kiev i
the department of the environment to apply for a $250,000 grant from the california strategic growth council to create the biodiversity action plan, for the period of july 1, 2014, through june 30, 2015. ~ action plan. >> colleagues, can we take this item same house same call? without objection this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> next item. >> item 19 is a ordinance amending the planning code, zoning use district map zn01, to provide for eligibility to sell transferrable development rights for property at 133 - 135 golden gate avenue (st. bonafice church and rectory); and making environmental findings, and finding of consistency with the general plan, and the eight priority policies of planning code, section 101.1. ~ we can requisite findings. >> colleagues, same house same call? this ordinance is passed on the first reading. [gavel] >> item 20 is an ordinance amending the planning code to allow non-conforming secondary structures in a c-3-r (downtown retail) zoning district to be demolished and rebuilt to the prior non-conforming size under certain conditions; making environmental findin
of the environment and widening gap between rich and poor. at the same time, the leaders don't want to lower the growth target too much, because that could spread a pessimistic view that china's economy, and possibly even destabilize the global economy. so, the leadership has decided to keep the growth target at around 7.5%. but if you look at the actual breakdown, you will see this year's target for exports is actually half a percent lower than last year's. so this indicates china is speeding up efforts to reform its economic structure. >> now, economics aside, what else stood out at the government work report? >> well, one interesting highlight is the proposed budget for domestic security. the government plans to spend 205 billion yuan or about $33 billion on police to maintain public security. that's up 6.1% from last year. this year's combined budgets offer central and local governments for internal security have not been disclosed. but as you can see on the chart, since 2007, total spending on internal security has increased steadily. and since 2011, public security costs have outstripp
and the environment. there also some risks in the financial and real estate sectors. but he remained confident saying china would address and solve these problems through more structural reform. i was thinking on guaranteeing social order and the safety of people's lives and property for nearly touch on weekends and subsidize attack in kunming. butler twenty nine people dead the premier once again said the government is determined to crack down on terrorism chili's. each. she said china will step up efforts to ensure social order. we're determined to crack down on terrorism we're determined to keep our nation a safe place whisk and down the horrible attack including ah marks the first and we have offered our deepest condolences to victims and their families were resolute to crack down on all crimes that the secret our loss and threats in society who will build a safe country. russian president for the mayor presented evidence that press conference at his residence in moscow on tuesday following his decision to send additional troops to crimea over the weekend press conference putin stressed that russ
modify aircrafts to make it more like a home environment. increaseden an emphasis on noise reduction in aircrafts. a sound level would only allow you to have good speech interaction within one feet of each other. we have 47 decibels. they communicate 16 feet easily. once it was identify that you could get lower, we rely, alessio far we can go. we apply a continuous and uninterrupted barrier of installation -- insulation. we isolate the component that passed through the barriers. we also have to treat the systems within the barrier already. ventilation fans and whatnot. it is about optimization. more we add, the more weight you add to the aircraft. this would be what would typically come on aircraft. but we develop an whole new only two thirds of the way, it is 10 decibels quieter or half the noise level. interior,f the basic it would be $25 million range. we will have a wide body aircraft. 747, that is just what we do from the interior completion standpoint. class coming up, the bank of nova scotia will be in the spotlight. we will speak to the ceo about the first-quarter earnings re
in these countries, and the gcc is meant to encourage cooperation on the economy and the environment. those are being tested. >>> the former ambassador to the u.n. said ca qatar, we have notg to do with egypt. they are free to deal with their own issues, but we will never support. this is unacceptable. we are in the 21st century. egyptian people are our people. so any dictator coming forward through the blood of his own people, and they want us to support that dictator, that's taking us back. these countries have voted for a dictatorship. if we say, listen, it is your business if you want to support dictators, but we're not going to support dictators. having said that, that should not come back with our relationship. we are opposed to any intervention of outside powers of any of these states. >> let's go to saudi arabia, where we find a columnist a. having a difference of opinion is one thing. being accused of interfering with the internal affairs of another country, let's take saudi arabia, that's another thing entirely. what has infuriated saudi? >> playing with the mix of islam religion and politi
environment than it was in 2005 or 2006. i would hesitate to say it is over. >> let me ask you about the bay area. whenever i am here in new york i hear about silicon valley and you hear about the new silicon valley of texas. why is silicon valley continuing brightest, best and or is it? >> i think it is. at the five companies worth more than $5 billion in tech and you will find they all come from silicon valley. and then five in new york. it is a network effect. if you are a world-class engineer, where should you go? the overwhelming answer is silicon valley. and then as a result, the best executives are in silicon valley , the ones who know how to scale companies. is a predominant amount of money. the culture itself is very conducive. all of those things are designed to make it a very strong network effect. it is sort of like hollywood. how hard is it to make a movie. you can make a movie in idaho. grip,etting the best key you will not get someone as good as the guy in hollywood. that is who you are competing with, you start off at a disadvantage. what is the cultural? >> there is just tre
said we recognize information security environment is evolving rapidly. to ensure that, target is well m'sed following the data breach we're making an overall hall of structure and practices. a big statement from target. also changing the structure of the company and how it's running. they are adding a chief compliance officer along with chief information security officer at the executive level. meanwhile target was hit hard after it breached their business. not doing well. third quarter dropped 46%, revenue down 5.3%. >> ouch. that's got to hurt. thanks so much. >> any time. thanks. >>> one town plans to overturn a long-standing rule that says you cannot annoy anyone. we want to know what annoys you where you live. >> you can't just say kbreg, you have to give us some place where you live. if you live near him, that's fine. >> that's fine. >> give us your best tweets next. 's ♪ ♪ >> we asked what annoys you where you live. >> potholes. >> macarena. >> the people above me in our building move their furniture around all day every day. >> i'm annoyed by blasted snow and cotton weathe
few weeks singapore's national environment agency announced wednesday that the country is suffering one of its worst run seasons in history. with every being its driest months since eighteen sixty nine experts say the dry spell friends of race for other food prices and have a negative effect on emerging economies in the region relief may be on the way and seeing sure monsoon season is set to begin at the middle of this month and run through early may. dazzled inter national stories making headlines around the world i'll see you back here tomorrow night. the weather took a step back from spring to winter today here in korea for more let's go over tracking bowed out at the weather center now. well we can take a bite of winter it just yet. about ten centimeters of snow has piled up in the east coast regions although the snow showers have now come to when and what must the late winter wonderland over and helena province as cold wave warning has been issued and the providence college on the dry weather warning so please make it to keep yourself hydrated. we then a senate under the influe
end of the environments and widening gap between breaks and four. sometimes we just don't want to learn the most part next two months because that could spread a pessimistic view that china's economy. i certainly intend to sterilize until the economy. sell the asset has decided to keep the wolf targets at one seven and a proper sense. but if you look at the actual bricks down you'll see in this year's target for exports as a soap opera percent smaller than last year's. so in this case this being our efforts to reform its economic structure economics inside joke all what else it out at the gabba but the point. one interesting case highlights as the proposed budget for domestic security the government plans to spend five billion yuan or about thirty three billion dollars on police to maintain security. that's up six point one percent from last year. this year's combined budgets of the central and local governments for internal security. i've not been disclosed but this is the homage of sorts since two thousand seven total spending on internal security has increased steadily. and
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